This Elvis drawing was a tough one. But it is finally finished. This is the second try on this drawing, the first one you’ll find here. To see some work in progress photo’s, click here. Elvis in Charcoal #182, A touch of Gold Lamé Charcoal, ink, colore pencil and White chalk on colored paper, 60
Today I took another try on Elvis in Charcoal #182 after trashing the previous one. The reference photo is small so it is hard to see all details. On the drawing table It is fun to draw the Gold, it’s like making a abstract painting. His face is much better than on the previous try.
While I was working on this drawing I saw that Elvis his face didn’t go well. And because I use ink for the darkest parts there was no way to correct it. I did a little bit of Gold to see how that worked out. And then I trashed it! Tomorrow I will start over
I wanted to draw Elvis in his Gold Lame suit for a while now. I was thinking about doing the suit in colored pencil but I decided to do it completely with colored pencils and, of course, charcoal, white chalk and ink. The size will be ca. 50 x 20 cm. This is not the
Another assignment from one of my collectors from the USA. The reference image is not very sharp but because I’ve drawn so many Elvis images it will be no problem. Work in progress, without the color… … and with color Elvis in Charcoal #180, 50’s No title Charcoal, colored pencil, ink and White chalk on
Another ’68 Comeback special, this time the “White If I can dream” suit. To make it a bit more interesting I added the red Elvis lights in the background. This drawing was already sold before it was finished to an Elvis fan in the USA. Work in progress, the red lights Work in progress, halfway
Elvis in Charcoal # 175 is an assignment from an Elvis fan in the UK. After seeing EIC#174 he asked for a drawing of the same size of Elvis wearing his red shirt. It’s always fun to add alittle color… Some work in progress shots Elvis in Charcoal #175, 70’s No title Charcoal, ink and
The third drawing in “The Movies” series is finished too. This time it’s a drawing of the movie “King Creole“. One of his best movies. Elvis in Charcoal #160, The Movies #4 King Creole Charcoal, ink colored pencil and White chalk on colored paper, 30 x 20 cm, 2017. Available Click here to buy this
I finished the Harum Scarum drawing which I started on yesterday. You’ll find some work in progress foto’s in my previous post. Elvis in Charcoal #159, The Movies #19 Harum Scarum Charcoal, ink colored pencil and White chalk on colored paper, 30 x 20 cm, 2017. Available Click here to buy this drawing Follow
Today I started on a new drawing in the Elvis in Charcoal, The Movies series. This time it’s going to be a drawing of the movie “Harum Scarum“. To be honest, I don’t like that movie at all, but Elvis looked good. Johnny Tyronne, an American singer, premieres his latest film in the Middle East.